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Meetings: ECB non-monetary policy meeting; US Fed Interest Rate Decision; Ireland Wind Energy Association (IWEA) spring conference (Clayton Hotel, Dublin); Small Firms Association Cork seminar on GDPR (Maryborough Hill, Douglas, Cork). Ireland's relationship with wind energy has only deepened ...
Gulf Power customers may be surprised to learn that some of the energy they use to wash clothes, cook dinner and power their ever-growing inventory of electronics and smart-home gizmos comes from wind. At the beginning of 2016, Gulf Power became the leading purchaser of wind energy in Florida.

“Two years later, we continue to be the leading purchaser of wind energy in Florida,” said Kimberly Blair, Gulf Power spokesperson. She added, “Wind marked a major step forward in our promise to an efficient and reliable energy future. By using a balanced energy mix that includes smart renewable energy like Kingfisher ...
Though wind energy is becoming more popular all the time, and surpassing expectations for its energy-producing capabilities, there are still some drawbacks that attract opposition. For nature lovers, a fear of the possible consequences of giant towers going up in the flight path of beloved birds has been a ...
Tuesday, March 13, John Brown, Chief Development Officer of Kimball Wind Energy was on the agenda to present and review a slide presentation of the Kimball Wind Energy Project, however, Brown was unable to attend. Brown sent an email containing dates and important information to Cathy Sibal, ...
MPC Capital, a real assets investment manager, and Martifer Renewables, a developer of wind and solar energy projects, have formed a joint venture. The partnership will focus on cultivating and supporting distributed generation and utility-scale solar PV and wind renewable energy products in Colombia.

It certainly helps that we have the closest industrial port to the nation's largest offshore wind energy reserves. In fact, according to the Department of Energy, about 25 percent of all those reserves lay in an area just off our coast. But the core competitive advantages valued by the industry extend far beyond ...
In observing that “every type of energy has consequences,” Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke claimed the “carbon footprint on wind [energy] is significant.” In fact, wind power's carbon footprint is among the smallest of any energy source. Coal's carbon footprint is almost 90 times larger than that of ...
The mass industrialization of countless areas in the U.S. is good for the country's progress. However, powering up these cities and megalopolis requires a ton of energy and power. Governing bodies are looking for alternative power resources that could help companies procure more energy, and it seems ...
Robert Bryce, a senior fellow with the Manhattan Institute, says rural resistance to Cuomo's energy plan is part of a national movement of grassroots resistance to wind energy. “There is a huge backlash from rural governments against big wind all across upstate New York,” said Bryce. “It's not just New York.
In late February, the authority issued a request for qualifications for offshore wind energy development partners with aims of applying for an outer continental shelf renewable energy commercial lease from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management in spring 2018. Stephenson said the application deadline ...
The Solar Energy Corporation of India has modified some requirements for the fourth federal-level wind energy auction. The modifications are likely to be welcomed by project developers, as participation has been made easier and penalties have been reduced slightly. First, SECI has made amendments to ...
The Feb. 24 editorial by The Lima News ignores basic problems with wind energy. Most proponents of wind energy do not answer these questions: • What happens when the wind doesn't blow? Wind cannot provide 100 percent of our electricity; our electrical companies would have to stay online to keep ...
Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has signed an agreement to support the development of up to 1GW of wind energy in Turkey. The company will be part of a consortium, which includes local infrastructure development firm Kalyon Enerji and the Turkish investor Turkerler ...
Find all of your industry-related resources in one spot. Visit the POWER store now. Home /; Business/; How the Offshore Wind Energy Industry Can Overcome the Jones Act. How the Offshore Wind Energy Industry Can Overcome the Jones Act. 03/01/2018 | Joshua Sohn and Daniel Lewkowicz. Save to myPOWER. Europe's ...
The state Board of Public Utilities has approved a plan to implement Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy's executive order to prepare the state for offshore wind developments. "As parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and citizens of New Jersey, we must ensure that the future of energy is clean for the generations ...
Those factors have fueled incredible growth in the industry, which the American Wind Energy Association says operates more than 54,000 turbines in 41 ... Dan Litchfield, a senior manager at Invenergy, one of the world's largest wind-energy developers, blames much of the opposition on misinformation but ...

Backers of wind energy again are making an attempt to ease the state's restrictions, proposing legislation that would allow construction of wind turbines closer to property lines. Republican state Sen. Matt Dolan, the primary sponsor, said under the plan counties will have the final say on whether to approve ...
The turbine converts the kinetic energy of the wind into mechanical power. It's actually pretty simple: The energy in wind turns the turbine's blades around a rotor that is connected to the main shaft, which itself spins a generator to create electricity. Looking for a deeper dive? Check out this clip from the US ...
Some 15.7 gigawatts (GW) of new wind energy capacity were added in the European Union in 2017, according to offshore and onshore wind statistics. ... WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson described 2017 as being a strong year for wind energy and said that wind had accounted for 12 percent of Europe's ...
With the proposed multi-state wind energy transmission line, Grain Belt Express, held up over controversial interpretations of Missouri law, prospective developers of the project have pushed for the case to go before the state Supreme Court. That wish has now been granted after an opinion filed Tuesday in ...
The group Friends of Maine's Mountains has been fighting wind-energy developments in the state Legislature, before regulatory panels and in the courts. It has managed to slow or stop nearly all of the proposals. Group spokesman Christopher O'Neil said he knows wind farms remain popular with many ...
Wind energy tariff bids in India have stabilized, at least for the moment, and once again matched the lowest solar power tariff in the country. The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) floated India's largest wind energy tender in December 2017 and announced the results of the competitive auction earlier ...


 

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